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When i touch the top of my foot, i have Paresthesia from there + first three toes + medial side. No pain. What could it be? Worth getting it checked?

When i touch the top of my foot, i have Paresthesia from there + first three toes + medial side. No pain. What could it be? Worth getting it checked?

O' Per-o-ne-iii....: It sounds as though you possibly, have caused some damage to a nerve in your leg. The nerve is called the common peroneal nerve. The areas you have paresthesia in, line up pretty well with the areas supplied by this nerve. Sometimes there can be a numbness up the outside of the leg towards the outside of the knee. Protecting the nerve and conservative may help, depending on the cause of course. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Pess
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Paresthesia (Definition)

weird or abnormal feeling including numbness, tingling sensation, pins-and-needles in skin area or body part. One example is when someone hits his elbow "funny bone", he may get the tingling and numbness at the elbow and forearm, this ...Read more


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Paresthesia from head to toes started suddenly & muscle pain Had MRI for something else 2013 w/non-specific white matter Neuro said migraines not ms?

Paresthesia from head to toes started suddenly & muscle pain Had MRI for something else 2013 w/non-specific white matter Neuro said migraines not ms?

Complex: Cannot definitively say what is occurring but would certainly wonder whether you are experiencing a medication reaction, or a problem within your neck. The neurologist probably was correct about the original MRI, but now you might be helped by a cervical MRI study. Perhaps a followup with your prior doctor?? ...Read more

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Feeling like a small pen tip is being tapped rapidly for 5-15s on the side of the foot and other areas, is this paresthesia?

Feeling like a small pen tip is being tapped rapidly for 5-15s on the side of the foot and other areas, is this paresthesia?

Depends: This may be a minor nerve irritation from some sort of injury or shoe. Paresthesias will typically create numbness and tingling to an area of the foot, that is more persistent. See your podiatrist for proper treatment and diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can cause parathesia, ataxia and neuropathy? I have tingling, chest pain and numbness from my nose to my toes.

What can cause parathesia, ataxia and neuropathy?  I have tingling, chest pain and numbness from my nose to my toes.

This is an emergency: Vitamin B12 deficiency comes yo mind and your chest pain could be a result of severe anemia. That's not important however in the face of such profound symptoms, especially chest pain, you need an emergency evaluation. The internet is not the place for the answer to your question right now, the ER is. Go now. Call EMS since clearly you cannot safely drive. ...Read more

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What are some causes of paresthesia?

What are some causes of paresthesia?

There are many: The most worrisome are either stroke or diabetes. Others include sleeping or laying on an extremity (so-called "Saturday night palsy"), and certain electrolyte imbalances. If your paresthesia continues, see your doctor so you can get a complete exam. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can dental problems cause paresthesias on the face?

Can dental problems cause paresthesias on the face?

Depends what U mean: parestheia is not normal. The most common reason for such is damage to a nerve during a tooth extraction, esp during wisdom tooth extraction. The other reason is impingement of the facial nerve, such as due to parotid gland lesion. ...Read more

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How is a diagnoses of chronic hyperventilation syndrome made? Doc has ruled out other causes of paresthesia thru testing.

How is a diagnoses of chronic hyperventilation syndrome made?  Doc has ruled out other causes of paresthesia thru testing.

Blood gases: In hyperventilaton syndrome chronic anxiety produces conscious or unconscious over breathing which blows off an excess of carbon dioxide. This produces what is called respiratory alkylosis in which the blood Ph becomes elevated, the blood gases show normal oxygen but decreased carbon dioxide. This can temporarily be helped by rebreathing in a paper or other bag which adds the lost carbon dioxide. ...Read more

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What causes paresthesias?

What causes paresthesias?

Two possibilities: Paresthesia can result from trauma to the nerves serving the affected area. If there is something putting pressure on the nerve, sometimes removal of the offending object can relieve the paresthesia. Other times, the cause of the paresthesia may not be evident and may be the result of just disturbing the nerve (eg. Nearby extraction). In such cases, the passage of time will usually relieve the it. ...Read more

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Why causes paresthesias that feel like vibrations following course of nerve e.G. Tibial nerve?

Depending where: On the nerve the nerve is being compressed by something whether it be tissue, a mass, a bone etc, something is pressing on the nerve along its route it some capacity. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

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